How could a virtually illiterate pizza chef have produced a literary and publishing bestseller without anyone, including his family knowing it? A young editor of a large French publisher and her writer lover dig into this conundrum with satisfyingly surprising results.
The most recent in a long line of Parisian murder mysteries always presented with a twist, the Adamsberg character is at his best here: quirky, instinctual, mercurial and enigmatic. A murder that initially seems to be a natural death by spider bite sends the sleuth and his team of eccentrics far and wide seeking the solution which plays out in typical fashion for this most unusual of detectives. Delightful.READ MORE